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What If your Cat Outlives You?

What If your Cat Outlives You?

Deciding what will become of your pet(s) should you be incapacitated or die is a difficult decision. If you are a breeder with a fully cattery, you have a greater burden than the average pet owner when it comes to planning ahead. There are two primary legal mechanisms to provide for your pets: non-trust arrangements [...]

New Cat Health Network Partnership Launched to Improve Feline Health and Welfare

New Cat Health Network Partnership Launched to Improve Feline Health and Welfare

Cats need a helping hand, and a newly formed partnership between some of the most influential feline organizations in the country has taken a significant step to help provide that support. According to the American Pet Products Manufacturers Association, cats are the most popular pet in the U.S. The group’s recent figures indicate current pet [...]

Why Cats Hate the Vet — Plus Ways to Make the Visit Easier on Everyone

Why Cats Hate the Vet — Plus Ways to Make the Visit Easier on Everyone

Cats get the short end of the health care stick. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, cats visit the vet much less frequently than dogs. It’s not that felines are healthier (although cats do hide illness better) but many cats hate the vet so much their owners find it easier to just skip it. [...]

Super Athletes: Feline Agility Grows in Popularity

Super Athletes: Feline Agility Grows in Popularity

If you think agility competitions are reserved exclusively for dogs, there’s good news. Cats also have what it takes to compete in agility competitions. This shouldn’t come as a surprise because we regularly see our cats effortlessly running, leaping and maneuvering in our homes. As natural feline athletes, their split-second starts and stops are the [...]